Share:

55TH STREET, N.E. over WATTS BRANCH

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:55TH STREET, N.E. over WATTS BRANCH
Structure number:0196
Location:55TH ST OVER WATTS BR
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Total length:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:2015
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,000 [as of 2007]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:104.8 tons [95.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:52.9 tons [48.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:98.5

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201798.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-5000
February 201596.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-5000
October 201395.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-5000
August 201195.5FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-5000
August 200977.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5000
June 200776.4FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5000
June 200576.4FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5000
June 200376.4FairFairSatisfactoryGoodFO5000
June 200176.4FairFairGoodGoodFO5000
September 199977.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO5000
September 199777.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5000
October 199580.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5000
April 199380.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5000
October 199080.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.49529420100
Deck
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.1,5841,584000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,1221,122000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.96781800
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.9696000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach3030000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6666000